Shaftesbury Avenue Shaftesbury Avenue

For the majority of the populace of Britain, as well as the millions of tourist that visit the small island every year, the name Anthony Ashley-Cooper is unlikely to trigger any memories. Ashley-Cooper, however, was something of a radical politician of... 

The Mall The Mall

Unlike the American usage of the word, the area of London, England, called The Mall has nothing no sprawling shopping complex. It is, essentially, the Queen’s driveway – as The Mall is the road that connects the gates of Buckingham Palace, the... 

Fleet Street Fleet Street

Fleet Street is a long road in central London, the name of which is often used as a metonym for the British newspaper publishing industry. It is named after the River Fleet, one of London’s largest subterranean rivers which now flows under the city... 

Downing Street Downing Street

Downing Street, rather like Pennsylvania Avenue in the United States, is a phrase that is used for descriptive rather than literal purposes. Downing Street itself was once a residential street, though has risen to prominence as the official residence... 

Cumberland Terrace Cumberland Terrace

Cumberland Terrace is one of the many terraces on the outskirts of Regent’s Park in central London. The terraces and villas were designed to be residential locations for friends and favorites of the ruling monarch at the time, though the more modern... 

Church Row Church Row

In a city such as London, famed for its architectural and cultural brilliance, there must be something extremely special for a particular road or street to be commonly seen as one of the prettiest in the entire city. This level of common acceptance of... 

Regent Street Regent Street

The name Regent Street is synonymous with that most beloved of past times; shopping. For any Londoner, or any tourist visiting the capital city of England, a trip down the legendary Regent Street is a thrill that captures even those who cannot usually... 

Flash Walk Flash Walk

Flash Walk is a residential area of London, notably in the borough of Camden. While the area is still termed to be inner London, Camden is one of the more residential areas of the inner city and the Flask Walk is a good representation of this. Flask Walk... 

Charlotte Street Charlotte Street

Charlotte Street is one of the more prominent parts of London. Geographically, the main noticeable fact of Charlotte Street is that technically it is in two different boroughs despite being a continual road. The divide between Camden and Westminster (Westminster... 

Charing Cross Road Charing Cross Road

Charing Cross Road is one of the biggest streets in London, acting as a connection point for many tourists and London commuters due to its central location and being near many places of interest. The road was originally formed in 1877, following an Act... 

The Strand The Strand

The Strand is one of the most famous streets in London, immortalized on the traditional London board game Monopoly. In the game, The Strand appears along with other well known London landmarks Trafalgar Square on Fleet Street; together, the trio are the... 

Carnaby Street Carnaby Street

Carnaby Street is one of the most popular shopping areas of London. It is host to some of the most exclusive designer boutiques the city has to offer, as well as showcasing an array of talented relative unknowns in the fashion world. Sitting near to Regent... 

Pall Mall Pall Mall

If one were to ask any British citizen what Pall Mall was, there is little doubt that a large number of respondents would name it as a square on the Monopoly board. This answer would be correct; Pall Mall is the second of the light pink properties, available... 

Kings Road Kings Road

The Kings Road is essentially the high street for Chelsea, part of the London Metropolitan borough for Chelsea and Westminster. It is, however, quite unlike the majority of standard town high streets in that its legend has spread far beyond the residents...